Gorgas
OperatingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
1416.7 MW
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460 Gorgas Road
Parrish, AL 35580
United States
Walker County
Latitude: 33.64434
Longitude: -87.19649
Year Opened: 1951
Water Source: Warrior River
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Data Sources

EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.5%1.3%0.8%0.5%0.3%
Asian0.1%0.2%0.1%0.2%0.3%
Black5.9%0.2%3.5%14.7%38.1%
Hispanic0.5%0.3%0.4%0.5%1.7%
White92.3%97.7%94.6%83.1%58.9%
Population8306011,43111k188k
Income$24k$36k$39k$43k
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NameRelationOwnership
Alabama Power CoOwner100%




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Unit Information

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 7,740,6007,902,700979
2011 5,186,0005,207,500996
future 5,186,0005,207,500996

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 272,947 people.



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